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The benefits of home ownership

Monday, June 13, 2016

“Owning a home has historically been the principal vehicle for Americans to build equity, start businesses, put kids through college, and retire with comfort and dignity. After all we’ve been through, we must stand by an institution that has helped build our nation’s middle class," said former HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan.

GROW South Dakota has a number of wonderful programs in place to help people finance their homes. First-time homebuyer education and down payment assistance are available as well as direct housing loans.

June is Home Ownership Month; a fine time to acknowledge the role that home ownership plays in the American Dream and raise awareness about the benefits of owning a home. Find out more: http://ow.ly/UZQTs

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A Half-Century of Serving South Dakotans

In 1978, NESDCAP created the Northeast South Dakota Economic Corporation (NESDEC) as a revolving loan fund to focus on small business lending and job creation in 22 counties. In 2007, Grow South Dakota, was formed to provide housing, community and economic development statewide. Through services to individuals, technical assistance to community and economic development agencies, and loans to small businesses and homebuyers, GROW South Dakota has had broad and lasting impact.

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GROW South Dakota
104 Ash Street East | Sisseton, SD  57262
Phone (605) 698-7654 | Fax (605) 698-3038 info@growsd.org